CBI gets 3-day remand of Bidika, the alleged bribe-taking BSNL AGM


Bhubaneswar: The CBI has obtained 3-day remand of BSNL AGM arrested for alleged bribery after he was produced before Special Judge, CBI Bhubaneswar. The remand period has been granted to the agency to interrogate the accused, who was caught red handed while accepting bribe of Rs 1 lakh for clearing bills to the tune of Rs 10 lakh of a contractor.

Earlier, on April 4, the CBI had arrested AGM Gupta Chandra Bidika of BSNL, Odisha while taking a bribe, has found 14.93 lakh in cash during a search operation at his premises.

Bidika, who headed the Microwave Project of BSNL, was held by the agency and documents related to property, including flats and plots at Bhubaneswar, bank locker keys, as well as shares, debentures and policies were also recovered.

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